World Poker Tour To Showcase Faded Spade Playing Cards at Televised Final Tables in March
LONGWOOD, FLA (2/25/19) - Faded Spade®, the poker industry’s fastest-growing playing card company, is set to proudly present its best-in-class playing cards during the first round of televised Season XVII World Poker Tour® final tables this March.
As the preferred playing cards of the WPT®, Faded Spade will be featured on television and live stream broadcasts for the final tables of the WPT Gardens Poker Championship, WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open, and WPT L.A. Poker Classic. The conclusions to these premier events are set to take place March 11-13, 2019, with television broadcasts to be aired on FOX Sports Regional Networks in four, one-hour episodes at a later date. Live streaming will be available on PokerGO.
“The World Poker Tour believes Faded Spade represents the highest quality of playing cards on the market. Faded Spade’s values of craftsmanship, and the ability to perform over the long term, aligns perfectly with what the World Poker Tour looks for in a playing card and a strategic partner,” Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour, said. “As the preferred playing card of the World Poker Tour, we look forward to seeing Faded Spade excel at all of our WPT Main Tour final tables.”
“The World Poker Tour is an iconic brand, and televised WPT final tables are the pinnacle of poker,” Tom Wheaton, CEO of Faded Spade, said. “Being able to showcase Faded Spade at these world-class events and on the global stage of the WPT is truly an honor. We continually strive to make Faded Spade the choice playing cards for poker rooms and players across the world.”
In addition to televised WPT final tables, Faded Spade cards can be seen on TV or live streams with the Heartland Poker Tour, Run It Up Studios, and Solve for Why TV. Faded Spade poker playing cards are also used on PokerGO’s broadcasts of Poker After Dark, Super High Roller Bowl, Poker Masters and U.S. Poker Open.
This year, Faded Spade also launched its poker room playing card business and has quickly acquired top poker room clients in North America.
“It has been a pleasure consulting directly with Faded Spade on the development of their poker room playing cards, and it is clear that Faded Spade is more than just a playing card company,” Matt Savage, Executive Tour Director of the World Poker Tour, said. “Faded Spade is a true part of the poker community, as evidenced by the support of top players and organizations. I believe Faded Spade poker room cards have become the best available due to their team’s genuine care and passion for our industry.”
To learn more about Faded Spade, including how you or your poker room can purchase Faded Spade playing cards, visit FadedSpade.com.
About Faded Spade
Faded Spade® is the poker and playing card brand for today’s poker players and the modern poker era. Founded in 2017 by Tom Wheaton, Faded Spade provides the highest quality playing cards to leading poker rooms, operators, and consumers around the world. Faded Spade playing cards feature a fresh and modern face-card design with a custom poker index and flexible yet strong 100% plastic quality to ensure longevity. As the preferred playing cards of the World Poker Tour, Faded Spade is a brand built by poker players, for poker players, with product feedback from some of the best players and poker room operators across the globe. The company is headquartered in Longwood, Florida. For more information, visit FadedSpade.com.
About World Poker Tour
World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 17th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com.
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